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How many people survived the Titanic crash?

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Only 706 people survived the crash of the Titanic. There were a total of 2,223 passengers aboard at the time of the accident.

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The largest group of survivors were women and children. A little over 200 of the ship's crew members survived the horrific incident. The last remaining survivor of the Titanic died in 2009. Throughout the years, different survivors shared their stories and the horrors of the tragic day. The Titanic sank on April 14, 1912 after the massive ship hit an iceberg at high speeds. In 1985, scientists discovered part of the wreckage, and they continue to study it.

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